The meaning of FDI and MNCs
- Describe the nature of foreign direct investment (FDI) and multinational corporations (MNCs).
- Explain the reasons why MNCs expand into economically less developed countries.
- Describe the characteristics of economically less developed countries that attract FDI, including low cost factor inputs, a regulatory framework that favours profit repatriation and favourable tax rules.
- Evaluate the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) for economically less developed countries.
Watch this short introduction to FDI on Investopedia and then complete the packet using Chapter 31 p378-382, Kognity and the additional information in the back of the packet.
Case Study: FDI in Egypt